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Schuylerville in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1755

 
 
1755 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 3, 2019
1. 1755 Marker
Inscription.  East of this site was Fort Hardy. In excavating for the Champlain Canal basin 1822, such numbers of human skeletons were found that it is believed here was the cemetary of the French garrison.
 
Erected 1938 by Saratoga Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts and CastlesWar, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
 
Location. 43° 5.988′ N, 73° 34.826′ W. Marker is in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on New York State Route 29, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schuylerville NY 12871, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Surrender Tree (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Army Grounded Arms (about 600 feet away); Fort Hardy (about 700 feet away); Articles of Convention (about 700 feet away); Earliest Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unknown Soldier
1755 Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 3, 2019
2. 1755 Marker Site
Building is next to the old Champlain Canal.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Bullard Paper Company Chimney (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schuylerville.
 
More about this marker. Unusual shape for a marker
 
Fort Hardy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 3, 2019
3. Fort Hardy Marker
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By Steve Stoessel, February 3, 2019
4. Fort Hardy Park
Site of Fort Hardy and the surrender of the British Army in 1777. It's now a town park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on February 4, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on February 3, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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